Component Manager, SUPREME Programme Job Careers – World Vision International

Organisation: World
Vision International
Reports to:  SUPREME
Programme Manager
Duty Station:  Uganda
About US:
World Vision Uganda
is a Christian Relief, Development and Advocacy Non-Government Organization
dedicated to working with children, families and communities to overcome
poverty and injustice. We currently work in over 41 districts in Uganda. World
Vision is committed to the protection of children and we will not employ people
whose background is not suitable for working with children. All employment is
conditioned upon the successful completion of all applicable background checks,
including criminal record checks where possible. “Our Vision for every child,
Life in all its fullness.  Our prayer for every Heart, the will to
make it so.”
Job Summary:  The Component Manager, SUPREME Programme –
West Nile, Uganda will manage the programme teams, ensure technical oversight
and delivery of the different programme components, prepares work plans and
budgets, guidelines and supervises field teams, procurement, internal
reporting, external liaison etc. The Component Manager works closely with
leadership structures of both refugees and host communities (District agricultural
offices, Community development officers, LC, RWC, religious and traditional
leaders) in regard to livelihoods. The Component Manager under the direct
supervision of the Programme Manager, will ensure that activities are approved,
implemented, monitored and reported according to agreed project plans in line
with the donor and World Vision Uganda (WVU) policies. Will be directly
involved in the implementation of project activities will be based in Obongi
district.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
Project
Implementation and sustainability:
·       
Implements
activities as described in the programme proposal based on WVU country policy
·       
Take
lead in project planning, budgeting, and implementation and monitoring of
progress in line with donor requirements.
·       
Responsible
for financial cash flow planning and expenditure monitoring, approval of
expenditures and related cost allocations, on the basis of approved project
budgets.
·       
Human
Resource Management (at individual- and team level) for all staff and
volunteers under the Programme.
·       
Supervision
and periodical evaluation of the performance of the staff members of the
programme Team.
·       
Maintaining
effective coordination and working relations with donors and other relevant
stakeholders at field level.
Community engagement
and advocacy:
·       
Take
overall lead in the coordination of field livelihood level activities
·       
Develop
farmer’s capacity to improve production and productivity of selected
enterprises of desired quality by the market through demonstrations to farmer’s
·       
Mobilize
and facilitate the engagements of stakeholders during planning and development
meetings, workshops and other fora.
·       
Coordinate
partners in implementation of agreed action plans.
·       
Ensure
integration of project with other ongoing Resilience and Livelihood activities
including that of World Vision and governments.
Stakeholders
Engagement, Networking and Collaboration:
·       
Engagement
with key stakeholders for influence, learning and resource development
·       
Actively
represent WVU in key inter-agency fora.
·       
Engage
and build relationships with key partners and government counterparts.
·       
Work
with the Project Manager to identify partners who will support the
implementation of the project within the Area Program.
·       
Network
and collaborate with District Local Government, OPM, UNHCR and other relevant
stakeholders in the Program Area
Documentation,
Reporting and knowledge management:
·       
Writes
and submits comprehensive quarterly progress reports, and specific activity
reports, and any other reports when necessary to supervisor in a timely manner.
·       
Reporting
– monthly and quarterly financial reporting, including realization of
activities versus budget utilization; (Providing input to) narrative and
financial programme reporting;
·       
Semiannual
and Annual reviews of progress towards project objectives;
·       
Take
lead in documentation and sharing of Impact/success stories and best practices
to promote learning.
·       
Organize
quarterly review meetings for partners and communities at the project sites to
reflect on project approaches, tools, impact of interventions, best practices,
exit and sustainability strategies as well as create spaces and opportunities
for action-learning.
Child Protection
and Wellbeing:
·       
Work to
protect children from child violations and abuses
·       
Sensitize
stakeholders about children’s rights and responsibilities



Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       
The
ideal applicant for the World Vision Component Manager, SUPREME Programme
– West Nile, Uganda job must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Agriculture, Agri
Business or other relevant field is a requirement (post-graduate degree in
related fields is an advantage).
·       
At least
five years’ experience in field-based programme management roles in Resilience
& Livelihoods sector
·       
At least
three years’ experience working with vulnerable communities and familiarity
with humanitarian programming and implementation
·       
Experience
in community work and engagement Agricultural, Economic Development and
Livelihood is and added advantage
·       
Good
Climate Smart Agriculture, Entrepreneurship, micro finance and strong agribusiness
skills
·       
Experience
with relevant technical models such as Village Savings & Loans, Local Value
Chain Development and Ultra-Poor Graduation Model.
·       
Experience
in Monitoring & Evaluation.
·       
Capacity/potential
in leadership, relationship management/networking, and coordination.
·       
Good
interpersonal skills, strong communication skills, both verbal and written in
English. Ability to communicate in applicable local language(s) is an added
advantage.
·       
Proven
conceptual & analytical skills, ability to take an evidence-based approach
to programme design.
·       
Proven
facilitation skills.
·       
Track
record of success in grant fundraising, including donor relations and proposal
writing.
·       
Team
player, Self-motivator, able to work with limited supervision;
·       
Track
record demonstrating high integrity, innovativeness, creativity, reliability
and dependable
·       
Spiritual
maturity, interfaith knowledge and a biblical worldview – ability to articulate
and model our Christian identity and mission in an inclusive way.
·       
Ensure a
gender perspective in the scope of work and have passion for children.
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified candidates are encouraged to submit your application and complete
Curriculum Vitae online by visiting World Vision International’s e-recruitment
jobs portal at the web link below.
Deadline: 18th July 2020
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